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Prognosis of Nocardiosis

Prognosis of Nocardiosis: infection may last for months or years ...see also Overview of Nocardiosis

Prognosis for Nocardiosis: Approximately 10% of cases with uncomplicated pneumonia are fatal. Case-fatality rate increases with overwhelming infection, disseminated disease, or brain abscess. Surgical drainage may be indicated and may improve patient outcome. (Source: excerpt from Nocardiosis: DBMD) ...see also Overview of Nocardiosis


Complications of Nocardiosis from the Diseases Database include:

Source: Diseases Database

See also complications of Nocardiosis.

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About prognosis:

The 'prognosis' of Nocardiosis usually refers to the likely outcome of Nocardiosis. The prognosis of Nocardiosis may include the duration of Nocardiosis, chances of complications of Nocardiosis, probable outcomes, prospects for recovery, recovery period for Nocardiosis, survival rates, death rates, and other outcome possibilities in the overall prognosis of Nocardiosis. Naturally, such forecast issues are by their nature unpredictable.


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